by Markeshia Ricks | Oct 21, 2016 2:31 pm | Comments (7)
Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump wasn’t at City Hall Friday, but the ghost of his words — about rigged elections and possibly refusing to accept the results if he doesn’t win the “rigged” Nov. 8 election — haunted the place.
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by Lucy Gellman | Oct 18, 2016 7:00 pm | Comments (1)
• The Links, Inc.
• Animal advocacy.
• Politicking? Politicking.
• Trans News.
• Valley Foundation’s Sharon Closius.
• Jodie Mozdzer Gil on journalism.
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by Paul Bass | Oct 14, 2016 5:00 pm | Comments (8)
Social media didn’t exist back then. An attack on a candidate’s spouse, on the other hand — DeLauro did encounter that. About her own husband.
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by Michelle Liu | Oct 13, 2016 8:15 am | Comments (2)
There was only one item on the Hill North community management team meeting agenda: electing new officers.
That proved more than enough to occupy the group for hours, after members alleged voter disenfranchisement by way of poorly-worded bylaws.
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by Thomas Breen | Oct 10, 2016 12:10 pm
Willow Grove, Penn. — Standing outside of an ACME supermarket on a cloudy Sunday afternoon, Carter Colter asked a question that he had been repeating to incoming and outgoing shoppers for the past three hours.
“Excuse me, are you registered to vote?”
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by Michelle Liu | Oct 6, 2016 12:09 pm | Comments (1)
Jessica Lavariega Monforti asked 50 people gathered in a ballroom the same question about their identity two times — and got two drastically different answers, driving home a point about harnessing the potential power of Latino politics in time for November’s presidential election.
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by Paul Bass | Sep 29, 2016 8:17 am | Comments (13)
Rev up the microbus. Give the public the mic. Stop dumping on Yale; give parents school vouchers.
New Haven will do that and more if it follows a path newly laid out by the city’s Republican Party.
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by Paul Bass | Sep 29, 2016 8:02 am | Comments (12)
John Kasich may have long dropped out of the presidential race, but he will apparently receive at least one vote from New Haven — from New Haven’s leading Republican.
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by Thomas Breen | Sep 27, 2016 2:20 pm | Comments (1)
“Shut up,” someone at the front of the room shouted with exasperation as Donald Trump defended his self-proclaimed (and thoroughly fictional) early opposition to the Iraq War.
“No, keep talking,” the person sitting next to him responded with a smile. “This is good for us to hear!”
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by Paul Bass | Sep 21, 2016 3:59 pm | Comments (1)
Marjorie Bonadies prefers you don’t ask her about Donald Trump. She’d rather talk about how her experience as a nurse prepared her to tackle government.
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